New observations on the onset and duration of the meiotic prophase in the female golden hamster (Mesocricetus auratus).

@article{Arrau1981NewOO,
  title={New observations on the onset and duration of the meiotic prophase in the female golden hamster (Mesocricetus auratus).},
  author={J Arrau and Luis Roblero and M V Cury},
  journal={Journal of anatomy},
  year={1981},
  volume={132 Pt 4},
  pages={627-33}
}
The onset and evolution of the meiotic prophase were assessed by histological and cytological techniques in fetal and neonatal ovaries obtained from day 13 postcoitum to day 11 postpartum in the golden hamster (Mesocricetus auratus). The histological technique based on the Feulgen stain and the cytological technique based on the Giemsa stain of isolated nuclei were judged to be specific for staining chromatin and chromosomal DNA. The results obtained with both techniques were quite similar and… CONTINUE READING